Asset transfer

Asset transfer

Community asset transfers are how local authorities transfer the management and operation of facilities to local community groups in the voluntary and community sector.

Benefits of asset transfer


  • Own your facility, improving your club identity
  • Increased membership
  • Ability to attract external funding
  • Generate income
  • Bring communities together
  • Improve management
  • Improve the sporting experience for members.

How to guides

Community Sport Asset Transfer toolkit – Sport England’s step by step guide through the asset transfer process for community clubs.

The Durham Ask – is an exciting opportunity for local communities and clubs to take over the management and delivery of council services and facilities by transferring assets to local community control.

Case Studies